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Speed will turn you into your parents.
I've never had any problems with drugs, only with policemen.
Reality is just a crutch for people who can't cope with drugs.
Cocaine is God's way of telling you you are making too much money.
The most deadly thing about cocaine is that it separates you from your soul.
Now they're calling taking drugs an epidemic——that's 'cause white folks are doing it.
The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.

mankind

Nobody in the United States is more than a handshake away from virtually any drug they [sic] want.
I'm as against restricting access to drugs as I am to burning books. It offends me in the same way.
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
If you're interested in drugs, the first stop is the library. And it's a long stop. And you educate yourself.
In extreme cases marijuana can so destroy a man's character that he mixes freely with persons of another race.
— African proverb

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All dope can do for you is kill you... the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.
I see the psychedelic experience as a birthright, and we can't have a free society until people are free to explore their own mind.
The danger of psychedelic drugs, the danger of mind-opening, the danger of consciousness expansion, the danger of inner discovery is a danger to the establishment.

open-mindedness

The irony is that as the [cocaine] user gets sicker, he is less able to see it. The magic of the powder is that every noseful tells you that you don't really have a problem.
I wish [Bill Gates] the best, I really do. I just think he and Microsoft are a bit narrow He'd be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger.

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I think of going to the grave without having a psychedelic experience like going to the grave without ever having sex. It means that you never figured out what it is all about. The mystery is in the body and the way the body works itself into nature.
As long as we pursue the destruction of the Earth, and the elaboration of materialist ideology, and the suppression of psychedelic states, and the suppression of the feminine we are going to be alienated, feel abandoned, and operate in an ambiance of rampant pathology.

society

It's so different than the aesthetic I grew up with, the society and culture I grew up with. I compared it to taking my first acid trip: Nothing was ever the same for me. I just wanted more of it. If I had to agree to live in one country, or even one city, for the rest of my life, never leaving it, I'd pick Tokyo in a second.
Psychedelics work. If you think that I'm bullshitting you, go home and take five grams of mushrooms in silent darkness and then we'll talk. That's the sine qua non. It'll work, on demand. I'm not saying, 'And wait forty years, or purify yourself, or get your aura stitched up, or any of the rest of it. It'll work. It'll blow your mind to shreds. It's real.